Operating Hours & Seasons

Re-created 1820s homestead with cabin and outbuildings
Re-created 1820s homestead on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln. 

NPS/Paula Alexander


Lincoln Boyhood is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1. The park is in the Central Time Zone.

Memorial Visitor Center

April 1, 2018 - October 13, 2018

Hours: Open daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

October 14, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Hours: Open Wednesday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open Monday and Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Phone: 812-937-4541
Special Programs: Orientation Film Forging Greatness: Lincoln in Indiana, a 15-minute film provides an overview the 14 years Lincoln lived in southern Indiana. Film is shown every half hour. Last showing is 30 minutes before closing.
Exhibits: Memorial Visitor Center special features include sculptured panels, Abraham Lincoln Hall and Nancy Hanks Lincoln Hall. Museum exhibits explore the life of Abraham Lincoln and his family. Features a cabinet made by Thomas Lincoln and a display of Life on the Frontier.
Facilities: Eastern National Bookstore/sales area. Public Restrooms, water fountains, and closed captioning on the orientation film.

Lincoln Living Historical Farm

Note: When the farm is not staffed visitors may browse the farm site.

Staffed: Wednesday through Sunday, August 6, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unstaffed: October 14, 2018 to April 1, 2019

Special Programs: Rangers in period clothing depict life in the 1820s.
Exhibits: Re-created 1820s homestead on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln. A cabin and outbuildings were moved from elsewhere in Indiana and reassembled here. There are split-rail fences, livestock, vegetable and herb gardens, and field crops.

Last updated: October 4, 2018

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Mailing Address:

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816

Lincoln City, IN 47552


(812) 937-4541

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